Private activity: glass Making tour, history eXPerience in Murano
Venice

Private Glass Making tour: History experience in Murano

4 h
Something different
Private
difficulty Very easy
Boat
Wheelchair Not Accessible
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Best reviews
5
( 5 )1 reviews

Our guide was wonderful and gave us lots of historical facts

Grace W.
Pick up included

Private Visit around Murano island and glass making workshop

Join this unique private glass making tour in Venice, where you can learn more about the history of glass making in Murano by visiting the fascinating Glass Museum and seeing the actual process in an authentic furnace. The Murano glass making experience is among the best things to do.

Private activity: glass Making tour, history eXPerience in Murano highlights: 

  • Learn more about the tradition with this private glass making history tour in Murano
  • The most interesting private glass making tour in Venice
  • Visit the fascinating Vetrario Glass Museum
  • See the actual glass blowing in a real furnace of Murano
  • Explore Murano island and shop for the best glass products
Description: 

Discover the fascinating history of glass making in Venice with this unique Italy eXPerience. You will learn a lot more about this old tradition of Venice and visit the island of Murano, one of the most famous glass industries in the world.

Discover the traditions of the “Glass Island”

This unique activity in Venice is meant to reveal the beautiful glass products of Murano, but also the people behind it, the workers and the heritage. You will be accompanied by a professional English speaking guide, taking you to Murano by private water taxi and showing the most interesting glass making locations of the island.

Dive into Murano’s history

You will get to discover fascinating insights into the past and present of glass making in Venice and Murano, a unique experience that will definitely make you love the city even more. The first stop is at the Vetrario Glass Museum in Murano, where you can admire the various glass exhibits displayed. There are pieces from Roman times, as well as superb decorative and colorful collections from the 15th and 16th centuries, but also modern displays.

Observe closely the traditional glass making techniques

The next part of the glass making tour in Murano will explore one of the furnaces where glass in still being made. Here, you will be able to see the process and the people that make glass on the island of Murano, learning much more about what is involved in this delicate and inspiring craft. You will witness the glass blowing activity, completing your glass making experience in Venice. Regarded as some of the finest glass products in the world, the Murano glass has become somewhat of a symbol for quality and innovation. Lastly, you will also have the chance to explore the rest of Murano, admiring the beautiful landmarks and shopping for Murano glass souvenirs. 

Other eXPeriences in Venice

Join also the Private Walking Tour of the San Polo Sestiere in Venice and the Private Tour around the best of Saint Mark's Sestiere in Venice.

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Reviews of Private Glass Making tour: History experience in Murano

5
Reviewed by Grace W. from

The glass factory and all the facts and history I wasn't aware of

Our guide was wonderful and gave us lots of historical facts we otherwise would not have been aware of